As we age, our nutritional needs change. Eating a nutrition-packed diet can help older adults feel their best and stay healthy. Not eating or drinking enough healthy foods to satisfy the body’s nutritional needs can lead to many other health issues such as frailty, depression, confusion, increased risk of falls, and an inability to fight off illness.

What will you learn?

At the end of this overview on Nutrition you will be able to answer:

  • Why is healthy eating important?
  • What are the causes of poor nutrition and dehydration?
  • What are the signs of poor nutrition and dehydration?
  • How can an older adult eat healthy?


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